A Prison Tale
Because Fujian provice is so close to Taiwan, many people sneak over to work. Once those people are arrested and deported, the government will detain them for 40 days and fine them. Deportation is mandatory. There is no asylum.
Eddy Zheng is facing deportation for criminal convictions from 20 years ago. He served 19+ years of a 7-to-life sentence for a robbery he committed at 16. After spending 2 years in immigration detention fighting his case, he lost. He awaits the execution of the deportation order. He is an avid writer, and he organized the first poetry slam at San Quentin State Prison. This is Eddy Zheng in his own words. More info at http://www.eddyzheng.com,